Global community that co-creates practical knowledge on production and design of renewable energies and sustainable energy sources. The vision of the energypedia knowledge commons platform is “a world of free knowledge exchange and mutual learning on renewable energies in which everyone has access to sustainable energy sources.” On energypedia.info anyone can create and revise articles on renewable energy technologies, approaches and projects as well as energy efficiency.
Submitted by Stacco Troncoso on Wed, 05/03/2014 - 02:47
Inspired by a love of sharing, Guerilla Translation facilitates access to valuable ideas in uncertain times.
Guerrilla Translation is a collaborative hub for authors and translators to network and share stimulating ideas internationally. Our aim is to model a cooperative form of global idea-sharing, by enabling a platform and method for opening dialogues.
Although GT offers the same range of services as a traditional translation agency, it is anything but. Material is chosen for translation according to its social and environmental value, not its profit potential.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Tue, 04/03/2014 - 13:52
Poplus is an international community of activists, citizens and developers.They create standardised, internationalised, interoperable, open-source Components, to make it easier to build websites that empower citizens, no matter where they are based.
You have a vision that would make your country's democracy more accessible for everyone. You’ve seen sites like TheyWorkForYou.com or VotaInteligente.cl and would like to build a similar site that monitors your Parliament. It would provide information about all the representatives, and publish everything they say or vote on.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Tue, 04/03/2014 - 13:25
It’s an open source tool for making transcripts really easy to read, search and share on the modern internet. Transcripts are a kind of oil that greases the wheels of well-functioning societies. They let people discover when powerful people have made pronouncements that affect less powerful people.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Tue, 04/03/2014 - 12:38
OpenHatch runs education events and maintains free, web-based learning tools, to help people get involved in collaborative software development; and we work with computer programming meetup groups to help them run more newcomer-friendly and gender-diverse events. These meetup groups are educational groups that meet free of cost to educate the public on computer software programming topics.
If you have: OpenHatch is a non-profit organization with the goals of lowering the barriers to entry into the open source community and increasing diversity.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Tue, 04/03/2014 - 12:24
Crowdmap is a tool that allows you to crowdsource information and see it on a map and timeline. It enables anyone to run their own crowdsourcing site without having to know the intricacies of running their own server. It's free and it's yours to use.
Enable anyone too...
1. Collect information from cell phones, news and the web.
2. Aggregate that information into a single platform.
3. Visualize it on a map and timeline.
Ordinary people have a voice, and interesting things happen when you aggregate those voices and visualize the results.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Tue, 04/03/2014 - 11:55
Crowdfunding solution for brands, businesses, and organizations. Self-hosting a campaign allows you to use advanced tools to collect more funds, build your brand, and capture long-term value and traffic. CrowdtiltOpen brings that power to everyone, even non-engineers.
CrowdtiltOpen is an end-to-end solution that makes it easy to launch your own professional white-labeled crowdfunding, presale, or donation page. CrowdtiltOpen will host your page, handle payment processing, and leave you to focus on what your goal: raising funds.
Submitted by mberlinguer on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 22:04
Remix The Commons is an intercultural space for sharing and co-creating multimedia documents about the commons. It aims at documenting and illustrating key ideas and practices of the commons movement, including through the creative process of the project itself.
Jamendo is a music website and an open community of music authors. It bills itself as "the world's largest digital service for free music". Since the beginning in 2005, Jamendo's music has been licensed under Creative Commons licenses.